• Malick, Terrence: Director Career; Filmography

    Sharply uneven, the output of the massively talented filmmaker Terrence Malick is small: 10 films in 46 years, though four of them masterpieces.

    Elton, John: Artist as the Ultimate Survivor

    Every creative artist does have doubt and has moments of, ‘Am I doing the right thing? Am I good enough?’–Elton John

    Zwick, Edward: Director Career; Filmography

    Edward M. Zwick He has worked primarily as director and/or producer of serio-comedies or epic historical films, including About Last Night, Glory, Legends of the Fall, and The Last Samurai. Edward M. Zwick was born October 8, 1952 into a Jewish family in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Ruth Ellen (née Reich) and Allen Zwick. […]

    Mann, Anthony: Director Career; Filmography

    Anthony Mann (June 30, 1906 – April 29, 1967) Mann is best remembered for his work in the film noir and Westerns genres. As a director, he often collaborated with the cinematographer John Alton. He directed films for a variety of production companies, from RKO to MGM, and worked with many major stars of the […]

    Cromwell, John: Director Career; Filmography

    Born in Toledo, Ohio to a well-off Scottish-English family, executives in the steel and iron industry, John Cromwell went to private high school at Howe Military Academy, in Indiana, but never pursued higher education. Instead, he fell in love with theater in Chicago and then made his way to New York City and a life […]

    Haas, Philip: Director Career; Filmography

    Philip Haas (born 1954) is an American artist, screenwriter and filmmaker, best known for his 2012 sculpture exhibition “The Four Seasons” and his 1995 film Angels and Insects.

    Oscar Actors: McTeer, Janet–Tumbleweed; Albert Nobbs

    She was nominated for two acting Oscars, a lead in 1999 and a supporting in 2011.

    Hall, Alexander: Director Career; Filmography

    Alexander Hall, January 11, 1894–July 30, 1968. Hall acted in the theatre from the age of 4 through 1914, when he began to work in silent movies. After his military service in World War I, he returned to Hollywood and pursued a career, working as a film editor and assistant director at Paramount until 1932, […]

    Laven, Arnold: Director Career; Filmography

    Among the movies he directed were: Without Warning!, The Rack (starring Paul Newman), The Monster That Challenged the World, Geronimo, Rough Night in Jericho, and Sam Whiskey.

    Benedek, Laszlo: Director Career; Filmography

    Benedek’s motorcycle gang film, The Wild One (1953), starring Brando, stirred huge controversy in the US and was banned in the UK until 1968.

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